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Previously unseen footage of Martin Johnson team talk is evidence of just how intimidating he is
By Rugby Onslaught

Previously unseen footage of Martin Johnson team talk is evidence of just how intimidating he is

A video of Martin Johnson giving a team talk in 2001 has gone viral after a fan uploaded the video online.


Many rugby fans know Martin Johnson for his World Cup win in 2003. However, die-hard rugby fans will remember him for just how intimidating he is on the rugby pitch.

This video from the 2001 Lions Series Official documentary shows the man giving a team talk before the game that was so intimidating that even his own team looked afraid of him.

Martin Johnson is known by many as England Rugby’s most successful captain between 1994-2003 with his towering performances for the men in white.

He won multiple Six Nations titles with England before securing the famous World Cup crown in 2003.

Martin Johnson has a legendary status in England for helping the team win the 2003 World Cup…


This video shows just how much respect that the England captain commanded. The English player was known for his brutality on the pitch, however, he also was a brilliant leader of men. You can certainly see this on display in this video.

In this video Johnson can be seen telling his team exactly what they need to do to beat Australia in their first test of the 2001 Series. Australia were World Champions going into this match.

The lock was seen as an enforcer during his career and this earned him his reputation as one of the most feared men in the sport.

In a documentary released on Leicester Tigers recently, an old player remarked on how the room would go silent when he entered the room because of the aura that he carried on the pitch. dirtiest


This video really does show how aggressive this man was, even in his team talks, he was intimidating to even his own team. Martin Johnson truly is one of the baddest men in rugby.

This Martin Johnson team talk was brilliant!

This video comes from the Official documentary the Lions did on the Series in 2001.